President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which ended the legal practice of slavery, went into effect on January 1, 1863, a reluctant move on his part that satisfied the wants of abolitionists. On June 19, 1865, enslaved Blacks in Texas were finally alerted that they were freed and thus, Emancipation Day, better known as Juneteenth, was […]

A rash of bombings in Austin, Texas may come to an end after a white 24-year-old suspect in the matter blew himself up after SWAT team members descended upon his vehicle on the side of the road. Investigators managed to track the unnamed suspect to a hotel outside the city before making their way to […]

A fourth bombing in Austin, Texas appears to be the work of a serial bomber, and Black residents in the state’s capital are anxious after two Black men were killed while another pair were injured in previous attacks. The latest bombing seriously injured two white men in their 20’s, but that hasn’t eased rumblings that the […]

The color of one’s skin continues to dictate accountability for criminal behavior. A teenager who lied about being raped by Black men might skip the trip to the big house.

A Texas teen who falsely claimed she was raped by a group of African-Americans will pay for her crime. She is set to be sentenced this month.

Frieda Bosh, the mother of NBA player Chris Bosh, has been at the center of an alleged drug ring operating out of the home she occupies and is owned by her son. Ms. Bosh was arrested on charges of exploiting a disabled man and using his disability check to pay rent in the home and […]

The mother of former NBA player Chris Bosh was the target of a drug trafficking sting in Texas Friday morning (Dec. 8) which, according to varying reports, has not led to any arrests although paraphernalia of an unknown sort was seized. The home was raided after neighbors tipped police off to suspected drug activity and […]


On Sunday (Nov. 5), Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire on the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. In the aftermath, 26 people, not including the gunman, were killed. 

Bun B and Scooter Braun's Hurricane Harvey telethon Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief brought together entertainers and Hip-Hop stars alike.

Miss Texas Margana Wood, a contestant at this weekend's Miss America beauty pageant, won the hearts of many after taking a swipe at President Donald Trump.

Eight people, including the gunman, were killed inside a Plano, Texas home, reportedly while gathered watching a Dallas Cowboys game.

Beyonce and mother Tina Lawson visited the family's church in the singer's hometown of Houston in support of Harvey victims.